Eminem At Western Springs, Auckland – My All-Time Hip-Hop Top 20

Eminem. Has anyone ever written blogs about Captain & Tennille and Eminem on the same day? It’s the question on everybody’s lips this summer. Suffering a whiff of FOMO* right now with 50,000 of my fellow Aucklanders at the Eminem Western Springs gig, I couldn’t resist making a semi-controversial list. Here are my top 20…

The Genius Of Eminem, 2Pac & Elton John

Tupac Shakur Granted, the late night audience on Newstalk ZB is unlikely to be dominated by hip hop fans, but it still makes me laugh when I get calls like Mike’s* last week where he mused that “rap was just missing the letter ‘c’ at the start.” Haven’t heard that before Mike! Oblivious to the…